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unrefined

adjective uk   us   /ˌʌn.rɪˈfaɪnd/
in a natural state, without having been through a chemical or industrial process to remove unwanted parts; not refined : unrefined sugar
Translations of “unrefined”
in Chinese (Traditional) 未精製的, 未提煉的, 不優雅的,粗俗的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 未精制的, 未提炼的, 不优雅的,粗俗的…
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